Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe: Best 6 Freezing Ideas

Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe is a healthy, vegan, gluten-free snack that is perfect for the on-the-go snacker in all of us.

It’s light enough to feel good about when ordering your usual snacks, and hard to find something healthier that you can eat without feeling guilty.

How to make Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe

Ingredients of Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe

  • 1 cup cooked peas (or 1 can)
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • dash of salt
  • dash of black pepper 
  • sprinkle chopped dill (or other fresh herbs like rosemary, thyme, and parsley) 

Instructions of Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe

Step 1: Microwave peas on high for 45 seconds to soften them before adding them to a food processor.

Step 2: Add butter, salt, pepper, and herbs. Process until finely chopped but not mushy.

Step 3: Mix the cooked peas with your hands and form them into small mounds. (If you’d like to make bite-sized snack shapes, you can use a cookie scoop to form them.)

Step 4: Heat a little olive oil in a saute pan if desired.

Step 5: Add the crisps and cook on medium-high until golden.

Step 6: Remove from heat and place on a paper towel to drain.

Step 7: Serve warm.

Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe
Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe

How to prepare time?

Cooking time: 45-60 minutes

Servings: About 10.

Nutrition facts of Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe

  • Calories: 200
  • Carbohydrates: 25 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Fat: 12 g
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Sodium: 50 mg

Health Benefits of Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe

Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe is an excellent source of manganese, a co-factor in the enzyme responsible for breaking down fatty acids.

High levels of fatty acids have been linked to heart disease, high cholesterol, and obesity. Additionally, manganese has been found to reduce the risk of developing bronchitis and asthma by half.

In addition to manganese, green peas are an excellent source of vitamin C and K. Other great benefits include; calcium, iron, zinc, and folate.

Best 6 Freezing Ideas for Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe

1. Freeze green pea crisps into small snack-sized balls.

2. Freeze large portions of the green pea batter into large trays.  These freeze well and can be used to make banana bread or waffle-like oatmeal treats.

3. Form the green pea mixture into tiny bite-sized balls by hand and transfer them to a Ziploc baggie before freezing or thawing.

4. Make a double batch and store the second batch as ice cubes. (Cheaper and faster than the refreezing the first time.)

Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe
Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe

5. Keep half of the green pea mixture in the fridge for up to 5 days or freeze it for up to a few months.  Freeze any unused portions if your kids eat them before you try again!

6. Blend leftover/incomplete amount into a smoothie and enjoy in moderation as a healthy treat (or add it to recipes).

Are green pea Crisps good for you?

Nuts and seeds, such as almonds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, cashews, and pistachios, are considered a healthy food group because they are high in Monounsaturated Fat (MUFAs). They have been found to lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, and cancer.

They also regulate blood sugar levels by slowing down the release of sugar from your liver. Green peas are an excellent source of manganese, a co-factor in the enzyme responsible for breaking down fatty acids.

Can sugar snap peas be dehydrated

Yes. I found a recipe on Allrecipes.com for veggie chips that included sugar snap peas and used them in place of corn tortilla chips. It was very, very good!

How are Harvest Snaps made?

Harvest Snaps are made with a quick-cooking vegetable stock, pea tendrils (aka leafy greens), naturally fermented vegan starter mix, and organic agar. As always, the more you know, the better!

Snap Pea Crisps nutrition

A 1-cup serving of snap peas contains just 25 calories and 4 grams of carbohydrates. It also provides nearly 3 grams of fiber and about a gram each of protein and fat. One cup is also an excellent source of vitamin K and folate, both important for a healthy metabolism.

Conclusion

Green Pea Snack Crisps Recipe is a healthy, vegan, gluten-free snack that is perfect for the on-the-go snacker in all of us.

It’s light enough to feel good about when ordering your usual snacks, and hard to find something healthier that you can eat without feeling guilty. You can easily try this green pea recipe at home by making snap peas or using frozen ones.